Late-Career Receptionist Salary

Late-Career Receptionists pull down an average of $13.22 per hour. Total cash earnings of Late-Career Receptionists range from $21K on the low end to $40K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $1K and $5K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,656 - $44,948
(Median)
$23K
$32K
$45K
MEDIAN: $31,756
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$9.88 - $17.94
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,656 - $44,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
Profit Sharing
$117.45 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,732 - $40,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $17.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$117.45 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,732 - $40,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,221
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,680

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With a pay rate for Late-Career Receptionists that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Portland offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Receptionists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Houston (+19 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Columbus. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Indianapolis and 7 percent less in Tampa, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Office Administration
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Scheduling
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Phone Support
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Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Organizing
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Data Entry
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Typing
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Microsoft Office
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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